Covering Solihull & Surrounding Areas

Mandy Rigby, an experienced dog behaviour & training specialist, has helped hundreds of dog owners and breeds over the years with her kind, professional and ethical approach. Mandy’s focus now lies within building the foundations from early puppyhood through to the onset of adolescence which starts as young as fourteen weeks of age. Owners can often struggle with their puppy’s behaviours which can change rapidly through the early development stages

Mandy is here to coach puppy parents in helping them to understand their new family member and develop the communication skills required to overcome many of the frustrating behaviours that new puppy parents experience. In building a rock solid relationship between human and puppy through the early weeks can transform what can be a challenging time to a positive experience on the journey to achieve a wonderful adult dog to share your life with. Puppy services include 1-2-1 training and classes for puppies from 12 weeks and adolescent classes up to 12 months old

Mandy also specializes in separation anxiety issues in puppies and adult dogs, developing tailored programmes for dogs to enable them to learn that being home alone is okay

Mandy is the Founder of Scent Work Academy running classes, workshops, events and trials. This great nose work sport holds many benefits for companion dogs and it is Mandy’s passion to see many more people and their dogs involved in the activity in the coming years

1-2-1 Dog Training Packages

1-2-1 Puppy Parenting Session

Remotely or In-Home

1-2-1 Puppy Training Package

Ideal for Puppy’s Aged Between 8-26 weeks 

1-2-1 ‘Chill & Relax’ Separation Anxiety Package

Help! I Cannot Leave My Dog Alone

1-2-1 Online Dog Training

Your remote Dog Behaviour & Training Coach

Group Dog Training Classes in Solihull

Puppy Training Classes

Bring out the best in your puppy

Yes! Good Dog Youth Club

Especially for the young adolescent dog

Scent Work Academy

Scent Work Classes and Sniff-Away Days

“Encourage and motivate through positive reinforcement training”

 . . incredibly impressed with Mandy’s services and expertise when it comes to dog training and methods in changing dogs behaviours.
Charlotte and Maggie

Mandy is incredibly knowledgeable with a focused and sensitive approach, she made my extremely anxious rescue dog relax
Tracey & Henry

Can’t recommend highly enough . . . Bear is now like a different dog . . . calmer, friendlier and more trusting. Mandy was brilliant with him and us. 10/10
Steph & Matt

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My Top Advisements for All Dog & Puppy Owners During Covid-19

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Online Meet Up’s – Dog and Behaviour Coach

Online Meet Up’s – Dog and Behaviour Coach

Your Remote Dog Behaviour Coach Mandy Rigby BCCSDipAdvCanBhv has assisted many clients nationwide in successfully resolving behaviour issues with their dogs by utilizing modern day technology and speaking remotely rather than a home visit. New puppy parents, owners of...